Brown Bag Seminar

The Brown Bag Seminar provides an internal forum for our PhD students, postdocs and faculty to present early-stage working papers or research ideas. The seminar is actually held on Wednesday from 1:45 pm to 3:15 pm in O 048 and parallel via ZOOM (unless otherwise stated).

Current Term

Program for the current term


7 September

Scholarly Improve Session

14 September

Scholarly Improve Session

21 September

Tobias Bornemann: “Accounting Classification and Investors’ Perception of Hybrid Financial Instruments”

Patricia Breuer: “Transparency and Firm Heterogeneity”

28 September

Felix Vetter: “Audit Mandates, Audit Firms, and Auditors”

Daniela Zipperer with Yuhan Liu: “Integrating ESG into Planning: Survey Evidence based on the German Company Landscape”

5 October


19 October

Svenja Dube (Fordham University): “ESG Rating Competition”

Qi Gao: “Disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions”

26 October

Johannes Gaul: “Tax competition and perceptions of local representatives”

Gunter Glenk: “Faithful Accounting of Corporate Carbon Emissions”

9 November

Vincent Giese: “Spillovers of Environmental Enforcement: An Analysis of Corporate Misbehavior”

Katharina Schmidt: “The Moderating Effect of Carbon Emissions on the Relationship Between Shareholder-level Taxes and Firm Valuation”

Felix Vetter: “Financial Statements not Required”

16 November

Clemens Lauer: “Fair Value Accounting of Equity Securities: Does Gain Realization Matter for Investment Choices?”

Yuhan Liu: “Corporate Financial Reporting: Experimental Evidence and Economic Implications”

Thomas Simon: “How to Cold Call Firms? An Application of Multi-Armed Bandit Optimization in Corporate Web Surveys”

7 December

Robert Stoumbos (ESSEC Business School, France): “Dividends, Trust, and Firm Value”

Daniela Zipperer: “Informational Value of ESG Disclosure: Evidence from the US Secondary Loan Market”







Past Brown Bag Seminars